Will Melissa McCarthy play Ursula in Little Mermaid?

Melissa McCarthy could play Ursula in the live-action version of Little Mermaid. 

The A-list actress is reportedly in early talks to appear in the movie. 

The production, which is being directed by Rob Marshall, is expected to incorporate original songs from the 1989 animated film in addition to new music from artists like Alan Menken and Lin-Manuel Miranda. 

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